To T at 15 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 15 Months

Dear T, Happy Summer, Little Buddy!  The days have been warm and sunny, and we have been spending more time outside – which is where you want to be! You walk, run, and climb very well.  You recently learned how to come down the stairs correctly (backwards or on your bottom) and have been practicing…

Homeschool Spring 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Preschool Homeschool Spring 2016

I thought it was time I shared what we are doing in our homeschool right now.  Our learning is geared toward K, who is currently almost 3.5 years old.  I am still very inspired by the Montessori method, but I have been learning about and incorporating more from Charlotte Mason as well.  I don’t have…

To T at 12 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 12 Months

Happy Birthday, Little Man!  You are a year old already!  You are very different than you were a year ago.  You are walking (sometimes very fast), climbing, and making lots of noise. You have a few “words” – Mama, Dada “RaRa” for K – and you make your opinions known.  You are especially good at…

Daily Rhythm: February 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Daily Rhythm: February 2016

This is our current daily “rhythm” in February 2016.  K 3 years , T 10-11 months.  We don’t follow it strictly; it is a flow and there is time for rest and play.  Sometimes, we have a “lazy day”(or two!)  when don’t follow the rhythm and just play and relax, but I notice that we…

Celebrating K at 3 Years | Happy Mom Musings

Celebrating K at 3 Years

K was much more aware of and excited about her birthday this year.  We had a small celebration with just our immediate family; she did Skype with extended family and they all sent her presents. I wanted to walk around the table 3 times with the globe, but we didn’t get to it.  Hopefully, I…

To T at 11 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 11 Months

Dear T, You are one month away from being a year old! Wow! This year has really flown by – especially the last few months. Your personality is starting to show, and I am sure will develop more in the coming months.  You are curious and active, and are vocalizing more.  You can entertain yourself,…

Imbolc 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Imbolc 2016: Planting Intentions

This year, we celebrated Imbolc, which is the mid-point between the winter solstice and spring equinox, celebrated on February 1st or 2nd.  It the time of year when ewes have babies and give milk, a time when we may notice the days lengthening (they have been since the winter solstice), and to look forward to…

To T at 10 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 10 Months

Happy 10 Months, my sweet boy! (Sorry it’s late again!)  The past few months have really flown by. It feels like I blinked, and all of a sudden my infant is a big baby – getting into everything, and communicating and interacting so much more. You are an expert crawler and love to cruise, and…